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Call for papers | ALSA

Propose a panel

ALSA2018 invites colleagues to propose a panel of 3-4 presenters. Once you have decided on a panel, including the list of speakers, paper titles and abstracts, use the form below to propose your panel. The deadline for submitting a panel proposal is 31 July 2018. Each participant is limited to one panel proposal. Panel allocations are chosen on a competitive basis for a limited number of slots.

Possible panels could engage with the following topics and sub-topics:

  • Courts, judicial decision-making and lay participation
  • International law and Asia
  • Legal education
  • Legal profession
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and international arbitral awards
  • Transitional justice
  • Administrative law and government transparency
  • Anti-corruption
  • ASEAN’s legal futures;
  • Constitutionalism
  • Migration and immigration
  • Regional regulation and integration
  • Regional peace and understanding
  • Responses to isolationism and protectionism in the US and EU
  • Rule of law
  • Soft power
  • Capital punishment, prisons and wrongful convictions
  • Criminal law and justice
  • Elder Law
  • Environmentalism in Asia
  • Food safety and drug law
  • Gender & the law
  • Indigenous rights
  • Human rights and social justice in Asia
  • Labour rights
  • Medical law
  • Privacy
  • Race, ethnicity and the law
  • Religion and the law
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate law and corporate governance
  • Foreign investment and international trade in Asia
  • Economic reform and restructuring in Asia
  • Intellectual property
  • Tax law
  • Technology
  • Culture and the law
  • Incentives and rational choice
  • Qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods

Propose a paper

If you wish to propose a paper and have the conference organisers place you in a relevant panel, please use the form below to register the title of your paper and brief abstract. The deadline for submitting a paper proposal is 31 July 2018. Each participant is limited to one paper proposal, although may be a co-author/co-presenter on a second paper. Selection will be made on a competitive basis for a limited number of slots. Panel allocations are at the sole discretion of the ALSA 2018 Organising Committee.

Early career researcher (ECR) workshop

Date: 29 November 2018

The ECR Workshop is open to:

  • PhD candidates
  • Early career researchers in their first five years of their first academic appointment or who completed their doctorates on or later than 2014.

LLB, JD and LLM students are not eligible.

The purpose of the workshop is to encourage doctoral candidates and ECRs to progress their research and writing on Asian law and society; build an intellectual community among them; and obtain feedback on their work by experienced scholars in the field. Lower registration fees apply to PhD students and ECRs.